Palais de la Musique et des Congrès
Strasbourg, France
9 - 12 September 2019
Conference 11166
Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies III
Monday - Wednesday 9 - 11 September 2019
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Maria Andersson, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
  • Stefan Becker, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
  • Felicity Carlysle-Davies, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
  • Brian E. Foulger, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)
  • Pengda Hong, Lehigh Univ. (United States)

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  • Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
  • Gillian F. Marshall, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • David Muench, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany)
  • Niamh Nic Daeid, Univ. of Dundee (United Kingdom)
  • Salman Rosenwaks, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
  • Neil C. Shand, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
  • Berkan Solmaz, ASELSAN A.S. (Turkey)
  • Piotr Szynkarczyk, Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements (Poland)
  • Paul A. Thomas, Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)

Monday 9 September Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Detection and Identification of CBRNE
Monday 9 September 2019
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
Session Chairs:
Radhakrishna Prabhu, The Robert Gordon Univ. (United Kingdom) ;
Robert J. Stokes, Agilent Technologies (United Kingdom)
Application of a cyclone collector with a recirculating liquid phase for concentrating microparticles, localized as traces on surfaces
Paper 11166-1
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Artem Akmalov, Alexander A. Chistyakov, Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, Denis Turbin, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
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Detection of vapors of explosives by field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry method with laser ionization
Paper 11166-2
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Artem Akmalov, Alexander A. Chistyakov, Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, Vitaly A. Kostarev, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
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Pyrimidine-based dyes embedded in porous silicon microcavities for detection of nitroaromatic compounds
Paper 11166-3
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Igor L. Martynov, Evgeniy V. Osipov, Yriy A. Kuzishchin, Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation); Egor V. Verbitskiy, I. Ya. Postovsky Institute of Organic Synthesis (Russian Federation), Ural Federal Univ. (Russian Federation); Anna A. Baranova, Ural Federal Univ. (Russian Federation); Gennady L. Rusinov, Valery N. Charushin, I. Ya. Postovsky Institute of Organic Synthesis (Russian Federation), Ural Federal Univ. (Russian Federation); Alexander A. Chistyakov, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
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High-performance aerosol collector with liquid phase circulation and pre-concentration of particles
Paper 11166-4
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Artem Akmalov, Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, Stanislav Stolyarov, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation); Bakhtiyar Verdiev, Vladimir Gushchin, Artem Tkachuk, Gamalei Institute of Epidemilogy and Microbiology (Russian Federation); Alexander A. Chistyakov, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
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Lunch Break 12:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 2:
Spectroscopy, Raman/LIBS and Hyperspectral
Monday 9 September 2019
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chairs:
Radhakrishna Prabhu, The Robert Gordon Univ. (United Kingdom) ;
Robert J. Stokes, Agilent Technologies (United Kingdom)
Ellipso-polarimetric multispectral camera based on improved achromatic liquid crystal waveplate and LCTF: concept and applications (Conference Presentation)
Paper 11166-5
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Marwan Abu Leil, Ibrahim Abdulhalim, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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The methodology of the evaluation of the usefulness of camouflage fabric deteriorated over time using hyperspectral imagery
Paper 11166-6
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Agnieszka Jenerowicz, Piotr Walczykowski, Agata Orych, Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jaroslawa Dabrowskiego (Poland)
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Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications
Paper 11166-7
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Jincy Johny, Simon Officer, Wei Keung Fung, Radhakrishna Prabhu, The Robert Gordon Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Maximization of Raman signal in standoff detection under eye-safe conditions
Paper 11166-8
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Federico Angelini, Stefano di Frischia, andrea chiuri, Francesco Colao, ENEA (Italy)
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Spectral identification of traces of explosives in reflected terahertz radiation
Paper 11166-9
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Artem Akmalov, Evgenii Aksenov, Gennadii E. Kotkovskii, Konstantin Kozlovskii, Evgenii Maximov, Andrei Plekhanov, Alexander A. Chistyakov, National Research Nuclear Univ. MEPhI (Russian Federation)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session PL:
Security + Defence and Remote Sensing Joint Plenary Session
Monday 9 September 2019
3:50 PM - 6:15 PM

Welcome and Awards Presentation
Presentation of SPIE Fellowship
to
Charles R. Bostater, Florida Institute of Technology (United States)

Welcome Address and Plenary Speakers Introduction

The future of spaceborne radar remote sensing
Alberto Moreira

German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research: opportunities for international collaboration
D. Brent Morris
USAF European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (United Kingdom)

French industry perspective on current and future developments in optronics
Emmanuel Kling
SAFRAN Electronics & Defense, France
Tuesday 10 September Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Remote Surveillance and Autonomous Sensors
Tuesday 10 September 2019
8:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Robust drone detection with static VIS and SWIR cameras for day and night counter-UAV
Paper 11166-10
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Thomas Mueller, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany); Bastian Erdnuess, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany)
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Intelligent autonomous vehicles with an extendable knowledge base under meaningful human control
Paper 11166-11
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Guus Beckers, Joris Sijs, Jurriaan van Diggelen, Roelof J. E. van Dijk, Henri Bouma, Mathijs Lomme, Rutger Hommes, Fieke Hillerstrom, Jasper van der Waa, Anna van Velsen, Tommaso Mannucci, Jeroen Voogd, TNO (Netherlands); Wessel van Staal, EagleScience (Netherlands); Kim Veltman, Peter Wessels, Albert Huizing, TNO (Netherlands)
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Telepresence as a forensic visualization tool
Paper 11166-12
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Philip Engström, Swedish National Forensic Ctr. – NFC (Sweden)
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K9 telematric tools for counterterrorism applications
(Canceled)
Paper 11166-13
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s):
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Modelling of UAV range measurement
Paper 11166-14
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Teodor Balaz, Jaroslav Krejci, Frantisek Racek, Univ. of Defence (Czech Republic)
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 4:
Unmanned Sensors and Systems (Joint Session 1)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
10:40 AM - 12:40 PM
Session Chair:
Markus Mueller, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Automatic threat evaluation for border security and surveillance
Paper 11166-15
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Albertus C. van den Broek, Jos van der Velde, Michiel van den Baar, Loek Nijsten, Rob van Heijster, TNO (Netherlands)
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Evaluation of acoustic detection of UAVs using machine learning methods
Paper 11166-16
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Alexander Borghgraef, Marijke Vandewal, Royal Military Academy (Belgium)
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Assistance system for the situation aware defense of danger through unmanned aerial systems
Paper 11166-17
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Gunther P. Grasemann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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A local area UAS detection system from an elevated observation position
Paper 11166-18
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Ivo Buske, Andreas Walther, Daniel Fitz, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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A sensor tasking algorithm for EO/IR sensors carried by UAVs
Paper 11166-19
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Steve Sykes, Thales UK Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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A multimodal vision sensor for autonomous driving
Paper 11166-20
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Dongming Sun, Xiao Huang, Kailun Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:40 PM - 1:50 PM
Session 5:
Image Enhancement, Detection and Tracking (Joint Session 2)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
1:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Image enhancement of pre-processed fingerprints using color information and spatial frequency filtering
Paper 11166-21
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Hidetoshi Kakuda, Norimitsu Akiba, Kenro Kuroki, National Research Institute of Police Science (Japan); Kazuhito Hibino, National Police Agency (Japan); Kenji Kurosawa, Ken'ichi Tsuchiya, Ryo Yokota, Daisuke Imoto, Manato Hirabayashi, Kosuke Tanabe, Yoshinori Hawai, National Research Institute of Police Science (Japan)
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Augmentation techniques for video surveillance in the visible and thermal spectral range
Paper 11166-22
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Vanessa Buhrmester, Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Semi-supervised adversarial training of a lightweight neural network for visual recognition
Paper 11166-23
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Kaan Karaman, Ibrahim Batuhan Akkaya, ASELSAN A.S. (Turkey)
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A comparison study of deep visual tracking on infrared imagery in a maritime environment
Paper 11166-24
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Stéphane Vujasinovic, Stefan Becker, Norbert Scherer-Negenborn, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 6:
Privacy Enhancing Surveillance Techniques (Joint Session 3)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
An architecture for automatic multimodal video data anonymization to ensure data protection
Paper 11166-25
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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Automated license plate detection for image anonymization
Paper 11166-26
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Rebekka Peter, Ann-Kristin Grosselfinger, David Münch, Michael Arens, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany)
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A utility-driven surveillance approach to trade-off security and privacy
Paper 11166-27
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Chris Lloyd, Tommaso Mannucci, Henri Bouma, Klamer Schutte, Albert G. Huizing, TNO (Netherlands)
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Session 7:
Action and Behaviour Recognition (Joint Session 4)
Tuesday 10 September 2019
4:40 PM - 5:20 PM
Session Chairs:
Henri Bouma, TNO (Netherlands) ;
Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Deep learning for behaviour recognition in surveillance applications
Paper 11166-29
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Maria Andersson, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Action localization and classification in long-distance surveillance
Paper 11166-30
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Eli Chen, Oren Haik, Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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Session PS:
Posters-Tuesday
Tuesday 10 September 2019
5:40 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the Security + Defence poster session held on Tuesday 17:40 to 19:30. Posters will be on display after 13:00 hrs on Monday in the conference area hallway. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers during the Tuesday Poster Session.. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at http://spie.org/x32234.xml.
Trace level detection of explosives by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) for defence applications: best practice
Paper 11166-31
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Wenka Schweikert, Frank Schnürer, Alexander Mendl, Stefan Müller, Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie ICT (Germany)
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Standardized characterization of inkjet-printed explosive trace samples
Paper 11166-32
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Frank Schnürer, Christian Ulrich, Fraunhofer-Institut für Chemische Technologie ICT (Germany); Roberto Chirico, Stefano Di Frischia, ENEA (Italy); Raphael P. Moon, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Ctr. (United States); Kevin C. Hung, Hung Technology Solutions, LLC. (United States)
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Experimental study for the development of remote sensing technology of hazardous substances by resonance Raman effect
Paper 11166-33
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Ippei Asahi, Sachiyo Sugimoto, Yuji Ichikawa, Masakazu Ogita, Hiromi Kodama, Shikoku Research Institute Inc. (Japan); Shuzo Eto, Takayuku Higo, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (Japan); Toshihiro Somekawa, Dazhi Li, Haik Chosrowjan, Seiji Taniguchi, Institute for Laser Technology (Japan)
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Nile red-dye based analysis of synthetic fibres for forensic applications
Paper 11166-34
Time: 5:40 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Sandhya Devalla, The James Hutton Institute (United Kingdom); Osheen Joseph, Cochin Univ. of Science & Technology (India); Radhakrishna Prabhu, The Robert Gordon Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Wednesday 11 September Show All Abstracts
Session JS5:
AI in Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (Joint Session 5)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
9:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Real-time CNN-based object detection and classification for outdoor surveillance images: daytime and thermal (Invited Paper)
Paper 11169-1
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Meir Zilkha, Assaf B. Spanier, Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem (Israel)
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A deep neural network model for hazard classification
Paper 11169-3
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Joseph N. Wilson, Ferit Toska, Maksim Levental, Peter J. Dobbins, Univ. of Florida (United States)
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Edge vs. cloud computing: where to do image processing for surveillance?
Paper 11169-28
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Author(s): Andrés Heredia, Univ. del Azuay (Ecuador); Gabriel Barros-Gavilanes, Univ. del Azuay (Ecuador), tivo.ec (Ecuador)
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Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session JS6:
Object Detection (Joint Session 6)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
Spatiotemporal detection of maritime targets using neural networks
Paper 11169-4
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Raimon H. R. Pruim, Annegreet Van Opbroek, Maarten Kruithof, Richard J. M. Den Hollander, Jan Baan, Sebastiaan P. Van den Broek, Nanda Van der Stap, Judith Dijk, TNO (Netherlands)
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Ship detection in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images by deep learning
Paper 11169-29
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Öner Ayhan, Nigar Sen, SDT Uzay & Savunma Teknolojileri (Turkey)
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Multimodal object detection using unsupervised transfer learning and adaptation techniques
Paper 11169-5
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Rachael Abbott, Neil Robertson, Jesus Martinez-del-Rincon, Queen's Univ. Belfast (United Kingdom); Barry Connor, Thales Optronics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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Detecting and classifying small objects in thermal imagery using a deep neural network
Paper 11169-6
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
Author(s): Fredrik Hemström, Fredrik Nässtrom, Jorgen Karlholm, FOI-Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
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Detecting unseen targets during inference in infrared imaging
Paper 11169-7
Time: 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Author(s): Antoine d'Acremont, Lab. des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information, de la Communication et de la Connaissance (France), MBDA France (France); Alexandre Baussard, Ronan Fablet, Lab. des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information, de la Communication et de la Connaissance (France); Guillaume Quin, MBDA France (France); Thibault Le Du, Grenoble INP (France)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:40 PM - 1:50 PM
Session JS7:
Segmentation (Joint Session 7)
Wednesday 11 September 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
Judith Dijk, TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)

Joint Session between Conference 11166, Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, and Conference 11169, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defense Applications.
See clearer at night: towards robust nighttime semantic segmentation through day-night image conversion
Paper 11169-8
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Lei Sun, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Kaite Xiang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Semantic segmentation of panoramic images using a synthetic dataset
Paper 11169-9
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Yuanyou Xu, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Dongming Sun, Jia Fu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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A comparative study of high-recall real-time semantic segmentation based on swift factorized network
Paper 11169-10
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Kaite Xiang, Kaiwei Wang, Kailun Yang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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